Jammu, May 19: Addressing students of Government High School for Girls City Chowk Jammu, P K Ganju the senior resource person of the trust asked the students and teaching staff of the school to take initiative by minimizing use of plastic & polythene in the school as well as at their homes. The student community can become good messengers to spread the message to “Beat the Plastic”, which is theme of the International Environment Day on 5th of June 2018 and India has been selected as host country for the same. Plastic polythene being non biodegradable for 500 – 1000 years has become a grave danger for human as well the whole nature on this earth. Sooner or later, the governments need to announce and adopt strict policies imposing complete ban on use of plastic polythene.
Earlier, inaugurating free eyes screening and dental checkup camp in the school, Justice Y S Manhas Principal Secretary Law (Retired) exhorted student community to be part of “Clean Environment Green Environment” campaign, vigorously and also appreciated efforts put in by “we The Human” in raking up serious environmental issues as well as organizing free medical camps for students and people living in rural & far flung areas. Among other dignitaries present on the occasion were S. Prem Singh, Sh. K K Sharma Director Floriculture (Retired), Sh. Ajay Sahney FCA, B D Chowdhary and Jyoti Virugamia all founder members of the trust, Sh. Vipin Bhasin President and Mr. Nirmal Gupta Secretary of Rotary Club Jammu. Team of Doctors comprised of Dr. Astha Mahajan, Dr. Shivani Sharma, Dr. Anupam Gupta, Dr. Amit Sharma and Dr. Anjani Kumar.
While receiving ceiling fans for the school from the trust, the headmaster of the school Shehnaz Anjum appreciated the efforts of the trust in ameliorating sufferings of poor people as well as their total dedication towards nature and the humanity.
K K Sharma Retired Director Floriculture asked the students to use household bio-degradable waste to make organic manure and the same be used for growing organic vegetables and flowers in pots, which’ll not only beautify their homes and environment but will also provide them with safe and chemical free vegetables. It was informed by Vipin Bhasin President Roary Club Jammu that the Rotarians will associate with “We The Human” in their future activities, also. (KNS)